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MOCHIYA SEKIHAN (RED RICE)

餅屋が作った赤飯

Ever tried Sekihan? It's a traditional Japanese dish that uses azuki beans to make red rice! This one is made using glutinous rice, so it's extra chewy! Enjoy it on its own or as a side dish.

Try with: black sesame seeds, sweet potato, dried seaweed

Instructions:

  1. Peel the plastic film up to the black line.
  2. Microwave for 2 minutes at 500W-600W.
  3. Or, don't remove the film and place in a pot face up.
  4. Add water to the pot and cook for 15 minutes. Enjoy!

YUZU SEA BREAM DASHI OCHAZUKE

家族の柚子香る鯛だし茶漬け

Ochazuke is a simple yet totally delicious Japanese comfort food! You simply top your bowl of rice with these tasty flakes and add hot water. This one uses sea bream with a hint of yuzu citrus for many umami-packed yet refreshing mouthfuls!

Try with: rice, soup, noodles

Directions:

  1. Add 100g of rice to a bowl.
  2. Sprinkle a large spoonful (6.2g) of the product as shown.
  3. Add 150ml of hot water to the bowl.
  4. Enjoy!

SEAFOOD AND VEGETABLE DASHI RAMEN: SALT

魚介と野菜のおだしラーメンしお味

This salty fish and veggie ramen make a delicious meal on their own, but why not take it to the next level and load it up with your favorite toppings? It’s totally worth it.

Try with: soft-boiled egg, corn, pork slices

Instructions:

  1. Bring 450ml of water to a boil.
  2. Add the noodles and the packet.
  3. Boil for 3 minutes, and take off the heat.
  4. Serve in a bowl, and enjoy!

MILD CURRY

ハチ坊甘口カレー

This mouth-watering curry uses 9 kinds of veggies and mango, so it's slightly sweeter and less spicy than your usual curry. Dig in!

Try with: rice, cheese, parsley

Directions:

  1. Without opening, boil the packet in hot water for 3-5 minutes.
  2. If using a microwave, open the packet into a bowl and cover with plastic wrap.
  3. Microwave at 500W for 1.5 minutes.
  4. Enjoy!

BROWN RICE RAMEN

玄米ラーメン

Cook up a hearty and strong ramen with fried 100% brown rice noodles, a sesame seed, and soy sauce dashi that will warm you up in no time.

Try with: scallions, corn, and butter.
Directions:

  1. Bring 500ml of water to a boil.
  2. Add noodles and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Bring the burner to low heat and slowly add the soup packet contents.
  4. Let cool for 2 minutes.
  5. Warm-up while sipping on this hot broth!

OSSHOI RAMEN

博多おっしょいラーメン

Get comfy with this Japanese comfort food style ramen made with a thick pork bone broth sold in Kyoto and at the famous Gion Matsuri festival.

Try with: chashu, green onion, and garlic.
Directions:

  1. Bring 450ml of water to a boil.
  2. Add the entire pack of noodles and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Pour the contents of the packet into the pot, and spread among the noodles.
  4. Decorate with your own yummy toppings.

HAKATA TONKOTSU RAMEN

博多豚骨風ラーメン

You don't have to travel to the island of Kyushu in Japan to try some world-famous Hakata ramen. You have some right here! Cook it up and slurp up those thin, straight-style noodles from that rich, creamy pork-bone broth!

Try with: soft-boiled egg, pork slices, sesame seeds

Instructions:

  1. Bring 550ml of water to a boil.
  2. Add the noodles and cook for 3.5 minutes.
  3. Take off the heat and add the packet.
  4. Stir well and enjoy!

BOILED AND MIXED UDON

ゆでまぜうどん

These chewy udon noodles come with kelp, sardine, and bonito-based soy sauce, so you know they're bursting with umami! They can be enjoyed hot or cold. How will you eat yours?

Try with: soft-boiled egg, dried seaweed, green onions

Instructions:

  1. Bring 500ml to a boil, add the noodles, and cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Or, pierce the noodle bag and microwave for 2.5 minutes at 500W.
  3. Then, add the noodles and the sauce to a bowl.
  4. To enjoy them cold, rinse the noodles in cold/iced water.

VERSATILE HARUSAME

万能素材はるさめ

Harusame are Japanese-style vermicelli noodles. From salads to stir-fries, these light noodles are great in all kinds of dishes. How will you use yours?

Try with: salads, stir-fries, soups

Directions:

  1. Soak the noodles in hot water.
  2. Let them soften to your liking for about 2-6 minutes.
  3. Rinse the noodles in cold water and cut if needed.
  4. Use in a variety of dishes and enjoy!

UDON NOODLES WITH SOUP

スープ付きうどん

Join Kumamon, the mascot for Kumamoto prefecture, in making this simple yet delicious
soup with bonito, kelp, and thick udon noodles.

Try with: Fried tofu, tempura, and green onions.
Directions:

  1. Bring 250ml of water to a boil.
  2. Add the entire bag of udon noodles and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Pour the contents of the packet into the pot, and spread among the noodles.
  4. Include your own crunchy and juicy toppings.

EASY TOFU BITES (KOYADOFU)

やさしい一口さん

Koyadofu is freeze-dried tofu that's a staple in Japanese kitchens! This kind is bite-sized and comes with a flavor-packed vegetable seasoning to cook it with!

Try with: soups, curries, stir-fries

Directions:

  1. Add 200ml of water and 1 flavor packet to a pot for every 6 pieces of Koyadofu.
  2. Bring to a boil and add the Koyadofu.
  3. Boil over medium heat (for 8-10 mins) until only a little liquid is left.
  4. Enjoy!

MALONEY-CHAN

マロニーちゃん

These are smooth vermicelli noodles that absorb flavor like no one's business. They're perfect for pretty much anything; hot pots, soups, salads, and are a great substitute for any pasta dish! So get creative and let us know how you enjoyed yours.

Try with: hot pots, salads, soups

Instructions:

  1. For soups and hot pots, add directly to the dish and enjoy!
  2. For dry dishes, cook in hot water for 5-6 minutes, drain and add to your dish.

KISHIMEN

ゆできしめん

Kishimen is flat, chewy noodles from Nagoya. This pack comes with a bonito-based broth. Trust us, once you start slurping, you're not going to stop!

Try with: green onions, seaweed, kamaboko (fish cake)

Directions:

  1. Bring 350ml of water to a boil.
  2. Cook the noodles for 1 minute.
  3. Add the soup packet, stir well and boil for 1 minute.
  4. Serve in a bowl, add the other packet, and enjoy!

NATURE RAMEN SESAME SOY SAUCE

大自然ラーメン胡麻醤油

These ramen might be of the healthier kind, but their sesame soy sauce base doesn’t disappoint in the flavor department. Top them with a few of your favorite toppings for a quick, fun, and tasty meal!

Try with: soft-boiled egg, cucumber, dried seaweed

Instructions:

  1. Bring 450ml of water to a boil.
  2. Add the noodles, and boil for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Once the noodles have softened, turn off the heat and add the soup packet.
  4. Serve in a bowl and enjoy!

NATURE RAMEN: SHIO (SALT)

大自然ラーメン塩

Shio ramen, like this one, uses salt to give its broth all that good flavor. Lighter in taste and color than other ramen, it can be enjoyed as it is or loaded with toppings for an extra-filling meal!

Try with: soft-boiled egg, sliced pork, green onions

Directions:

  1. Bring 450ml (approx. 2 cups) of water to a boil.
  2. Cook the noodles for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Loosen the noodles, turn off the heat, and add the soup packet.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

SEAWEED OCHAZUKE

お茶漬けサラサラのり

Ochazuke is a delicious and filling Japanese comfort food. You simply top your bowl of rice with these crispy flakes and add hot water. This one uses real seaweed, matcha, and bonito, meaning it's packed with flavor!

Try with: rice, soup, noodles

Directions:

  1. Add about 80g of rice to a bowl.
  2. Sprinkle the product as shown.
  3. Add 120ml of hot water to the bowl.
  4. Enjoy!

MINI JAPANESE STYLE SOBA NOODLES

ミニノンカップ麺和風おわんそば

These quick and easy soba noodles come with a simple but delicious Japanese style-dashi broth and chopped green onions. We wonder if it'll take you longer to prepare them or slurp them up?

Try with: green onions.
Directions:

  1. Put the soba noodles directly into a bowl.
  2. Add the soup packet contents into the bowl with the noodles.
  3. Pour 180ml of hot water into the bowl.
  4. Place a lid or topper directly on top of the bowl and cover it for 3 minutes.

SICHUAN-STYLE RAMEN

四川風ラーメン辛口

Here's your chance to try Sichuan-style ramen noodles! Whip up a bowl of these and start slurping to enjoy that hot, peppery broth! You might want to keep a glass of water handy just in case!

Try with: soft-boiled egg, scallions, pork slices

Instructions:  

  1. Bring 500ml of water to a boil.
  2. Add the noodles and boil for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Loosen the noodles and take off the heat.
  4. Add the packets and enjoy!

 

COLD NOODLES

冷麺

Cold noodles like these are a favorite during Japan's humid summers. So why not serve them with lots of fresh toppings for a light and refreshing meal?

Try with: soft-boiled egg, chopped cucumber, seaweed

Directions:

  1. Boil the noodles for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Using a colander, rinse the noodles in cold (or iced) water.
  3. Add to a bowl and add the packets.
  4. Enjoy!

SEAFOOD AND VEGETABLE DASHI RAMEN: SOY SAUCE

魚介と野菜のおだしラーメン醤油味

This soy sauce-flavored fish and veggie ramen is tasty enough to enjoy on its own, but it's still simple enough for you to load them up with your favorite toppings. It’s totally worth it!

Try with: a hard-boiled egg.
Directions:

  1. Bring 450ml of water to a boil.
  2. Pour noodles and the contents of the packet into the water.
  3. Allow noodles to boil for three minutes thoroughly.
  4. Turn off the heat and cool the ramen for 3 minutes.
  5. Mix in your favorite topping and enjoy.

TOMATO KETCHUP NAPOLITAN

濃厚トマトケチャップソースナポリタン

Napolitan is a Japanese take on Italian spaghetti. These guys come in a rich, sweet, and savory sauce. What do you think, do these taste more Japanese or Italian to you?

Try with: green onions, bacon, bell pepper

Directions:

  1. Add 1 tbsp butter (or oil) and any extra ingredients to a pan.
  2. Add the noodles and stir-fry.
  3. Turn off the heat, add the sauce, and stir well.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

FATHER TANUKI’S TONKOTSU STYLE RAMEN

たぬき親父免品豚骨風ラーメン

Heat up a nice, warm bowl of these ramen in a delicious pork bone broth for you to slurp away at. This kind of ramen is a Japanese favorite, you'll see why when you slurp up every last drop!

Try with: seaweed, imitation meat, and sesame seeds.
Directions:

  1. Open the packets into the bowl.
  2. Add hot water up to the inner line and stir well.
  3. Wait 3 minutes and stir again.
  4. Enjoy!

BOILED MISO NIKOMI UDON

ゆで味噌煮込みうどん

Serve up a bowl of these thick and chewy udon noodles in their mouth-watering red miso-based broth and start slurping! You won't regret it.

Try with: mushrooms, fish cake, scallions

Directions:

  1. Bring 300ml of water to a boil, add the soup packet and stir.
  2. Add the noodles and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Serve in a bowl.
  4. Enjoy!

BOILED ANKAKE UDON

ゆであんかけうどん

Ankake is a thick Japanese soup made from seasoning fish broth with soy sauce. This one uses bonito broth to give it all that delicious flavor that can be soaked up by slurping away at those thick udon noodles!

Try with: scallions, mushrooms, carrots

Directions:

  1. Bring 300ml to a boil, add the noodles, and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Add the soup packet and stir lightly.
  3. Bowl for another minute and serve in a bowl.
  4. Enjoy!

WASABI FURIKAKE

化学調味料無添加わさび

Stimulate your senses and make any ordinary rice a pungent and spicy experience with a chemical-free wasabi furikake topping.

Try with: white rice, ramen, soup, and roasted vegetables.
Directions: 

  1. Add this topping to any of your favorite foods or sides.

SAUCY YAKISOBA

お好ソース焼きそば

Food stall favorite, yakisoba is stir-fried noodles coated in a delicious sauce. This one uses dried bonito and mackerel as its sauce's secret ingredients for some extra-saucy flavor

Try with: shrimp, chicken, fried egg

Directions:

  1. In a pan, bring 220ml of water to a boil and add the noodles.
  2. Boil for 1 minute spreading them across the pan.
  3. Cook for 1 more minute and add the sauce.
  4. Add the sauce packet once most of the water has dried up.
  5. Stir-fry, serve in a bowl, and enjoy!

TAKAMORI JAPANESE-STYLE BUTTER & SOY SAUCE SPAGETTI

たかもり和風バター醤油スパゲティー

Here's a Japanese take on spaghetti! The mix of butter and soy sauce gives the spaghetti a delicious sweet and salty flavor that's so good you'll wish there were seconds!

Try with: bacon, spinach, mushrooms

Directions:

  1. Add 1 tbsp butter or oil and any extra ingredients to a pan.
  2. Add the noodles and stir-fry.
  3. Turn off the heat, add the sauce, and mix well.
  4. Add 2 tbsp of water, turn on the heat, and stir-fry to thicken the sauce.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

DELICIOUS ZARU SOBA

美味しいざるそば

You could enjoy these soba noodles with their delicious kelp-based dipping sauce, or you could get creative and use them for another soba recipe you've been wanting to try!

Try with: green onions, sesame seeds, wasabi

Directions:

  1. Mix the soup packet with 50ml of water and refrigerate.
  2. Boil 70g (about half a bag) of noodles for 5-6 minutes.
  3. Using a colander, rinse in cold (or iced) water.
  4. Serve and enjoy by dipping the noodles in the soup.